When things started to get irremediably weird. I once put that up as a single name title just to prove that it could provoke a 10 page flame war.
There was an additional aggravating factor beyond just lighting up the culture wars- men who joined a phalanx of defense around the fair and fertile Joan of Arc.
But anyway, and as far as some of the never-Trump Republicans who were part of that cynical move and Meaghan McCain. Following two failed wars and a financial collapse on the GOP watch, what were the odds they could possibly win anyway?